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10 km south-east of Kirkwood and north of the Sunday's River. The name recorded as early as 1778 is of Khoikhoi origin and means 'yellow wood tree. The farm Geelhoutboom is a Dutch translation from Khoikhoi.

• South African Place Names by Peter E. Raper
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Last updated : 22-Sep-2016

This article was produced by South African History Online on 14-Sep-2016